Features

Lewis Black: Black Attack!

By | May 10, 2006 at 7:24 am | No comments

He may be pissed off but Lewis Black has his reasons. Punchline Magazine spent some time with the future stand-up comedy legend to see what makes him tick – and ticked. In the process, we found a softer side of the surly man in black. Planted in a red,...

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Maria Bamford: Can't Stop the Voices

By | February 25, 2006 at 12:38 pm | No comments

“Quirky" doesn't even begin to explain Bamford's approach to stand-up comedy. She's so much more than that. Just ask one of her personalities. By John Delery If Maria Bamford ever needs extra cash fast -- say, to help gas up the Comedians of Comedy tour van --...

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Greg Warren: Fresh Face

By | February 7, 2006 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments

Interview by Jessica Agi Greg Warren is a stand-up comic who’s been on the rise for the last decade. He’s currently part of the Friends of the Bob & Tom Radio Show Comedy Tour with Mike Birbiglia, Henry Phillips, Mike MacRae and Auggie...

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Ron White: Let Him Tell You a Story

By | February 7, 2006 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments

On the heels of a wildly successful new CD, this Blue Collar comic is set to unleash a DVD, a book and an animated series. It seems this Tater Salad is far from spoiling. Six years ago, Ron White was a Dumpster dweller. At least he was the day he realized he had thrown out --...

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Lisa Lampanelli: Highly Insulting!

By | February 5, 2006 at 7:25 pm | No comments

Stand-up comic Lisa Lampanelli has made a career out of insulting us. So why do we keep coming back for more? On her new CD, DVD and Comedy Central one-hour special, this Howard Stern favorite gives us plenty of reasons. By Dylan P. Gadino How are things with you? Oh,...

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Just for Laughs: A Look Back (2006)

By | January 28, 2006 at 8:22 am | No comments

Reflecting on this year’s edition of the world’s biggest comedy festival By the time my parents caught Bill Cosby: Himself on HBO and committed one of its showings to videotape, I was nine years old. I had never before seen a television...

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Judy Gold: Breaking the Sterotypes

By | January 9, 2006 at 7:29 am | No comments

The versatile comic spent five years traveling the country interviewing Jewish mothers. By her journey’s end she had enough material for her one-woman show and, in the process, learned a lot about herself. By Dylan P. Gadino It’s not too hard...

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Spazzing Out with Christian Finnegan

By | December 19, 2005 at 8:04 am | No comments

Working his comedic mojo on stage, TV and now the big screen, Christian Finnegan gets the last laugh. By Noah Fowle It’s a Friday afternoon and Christian Finnegan is sitting down for a leisurely lunch in New York City before he hits road. His first...

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Greg Giraldo: Born to Mock

By | December 19, 2005 at 7:46 am | No comments

Comedy saved him from the clutches of corporate law. Now, who’s going to save the world from Greg Giraldo? By Dylan P. Gadino Moments before Greg Giraldo arrives on the New York City set of his show, the producers fill no fewer than seven stage monitors...

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